long black snake
I saw a long black snake in my yard that had yellow markings. It looked like they were on top instead of bands around it. It really startled me. I tried to look up snakes in Tulsa, and Google took me everywhere. I am guessing that it is a form of a king snake maybe, but I think king snakes are too big. I don't see anything right here to indicate the size, but it was smaller than when I hold my index finger to my thumb.
Do any of you happen to have access to a reliable picture of snakes in Tulsa? It probably came up from the creek, so we have maybe a few more critters than most people in Tulsa -- critters like armadillos.